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Anti-‘revenge porn’ group focusing on state bans, for now

“It’s easy to see the broad unintended consequences of a law like that whether it’s news reporting or consensual speech or other similar ventures,” says Adi Kamdar, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights organization.

The laws may generally target bad actors but they can still be better written, Hermes says. They would be best when focused on the nature of the information being shared — whether it serves the public interest, for example — rather than the intent of the sharer, as California’s law is, he says.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Washington Post

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